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[audio]Through the Fray - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of Through the Fray, by G. A. Henty. Read by GabrielleC. Ned Sankey is a quick-tempered, strong-willed boy during the Luddite riots in Yorkshire. The happy times at the beginning of the story are soon marred by the death of his father. From there things only get worse. When things take a turn for the worst, how will he respond? (Summary by GabrielleC) For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other forma...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; historical fiction; Luddites
Downloads: 6,178
[audio]With Frederick The Great: A Story of the Seven Years' War - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of With Frederick The Great: A Story of the Seven Years' War, by G. A. Henty. Read by Gary Olman Among the great wars of history there are few, if any, instances of so long and successfully sustained a struggle, against enormous odds, as that of the Seven Years' War, maintained by Prussia--then a small and comparatively insignificant kingdom--against Russia, Austria, and France simultaneously, who were aided also by the forces of most of the minor principalities of Germany...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; history; historical fiction; war; adventure
Downloads: 6,199
[audio]Wulf the Saxon - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of Wulf the Saxon, by G. A. Henty. Read by Peter John Keeble. Wulf the Saxon is a classic George Henty tale of nobility, loyalty and courage set in 11th century Britain. It relates the adventures of Wulf, a young, but extremely capable Saxon Thane. Wulf with his friends and servitors devote their lives to the service of Harold Godwinson, both before and after he becomes king of England...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Classic historical fiction; A tale of the Norman Conquest of Britain
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[audio]St George for England - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of St. George for England, by G. A. Henty A tale written for children in 1885. It tells of a child of noble birth whose parents have fallen foul of the current royalty. He is placed in hiding and grows up with a bowyer and then apprenticed to an armourer just outside the gates of the City of London. He becomes accomplished in arms and joins the campaign in France where we see the battles of Crecy and Poitiers through his eyes...
Keywords: Librvox; Audiobook; Historical Fiction
Downloads: 14,092
[audio]With Clive in India - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of With Clive in India, by G. A. Henty. Read by Gary Olman. With Clive in India gives a vivid picture of the wonderful events of the ten years, which at their commencement saw Madras in the hands of the French--Calcutta at the mercy of the Nabob of Bengal--and English influence apparently at the point of extinction in India--and which ended in the final triumph of the English, both in Bengal and Madras...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; historical fiction; history
Downloads: 3,189 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Through Russian Snows - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of Through Russian Snows, by G. A. Henty. Read by Gary Olman. There are few campaigns that, either in point of the immense scale upon which it was undertaken, the completeness of its failure, or the enormous loss of life entailed, appeal to the imagination in so great a degree as that of Napoleon against Russia. Fortunately, we have in the narratives of Sir Robert Wilson, British commissioner with the Russian army, and of Count Segur, who was upon Napoleon's staff, minute desc...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; history; Russia; Napoleon
Downloads: 9,897
[audio]St. Bartholomew's Eve - G. A. Henty
Librivox recording of St. Bartholomew's Eve by G. A. Henty. Read by Anna Christensen. Set in the days of the religious wars of Europe, St. Bartholomew's Eve is the tale of the Huguenot's desperate fight for freedom of worship in France. As the struggle intensifies the plot thickens, culminating in the dreadful Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Eve. Henty, "The Boy's Own Storyteller" weaves the life and adventures of Philip Fletcher and his cousin, Francois DeLaville, into the historical background w...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Huguenots; religious freedom; massacre; historical fiction; children
Downloads: 18,221
[audio]The Tiger of Mysore: A Story of the War with Tippoo Saib - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of The Tiger of Mysore, by G. A. Henty. Read by Mike Harris During the Indian war with Tippoo Saib, 15 year old Dick Holland and his mother set out from England to find and rescue his father, shipwrecked 6 years earlier, and believed to be held prisoner by the 'Tiger of Mysore' (summary by annise) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this reco...
Keywords: LibiVox; Audiobook; Young Adult; India; Adventure; War
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[audio]The Young Carthaginian - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of The Young Carthaginian by G. A. Henty. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Stephen Gibbons; Ravi Shankar; Lynne Thompson; Ralph Crown; Brett G. Hirsch; Arnie Horton; deongines; Edward Kirkby; Paige G; Brett W. Downey Typically, Henty's heroes are boys of pluck in troubled times, and this is no different. Detailed research is embellished with a vivid imagination, especially in this novel set in the Punic wars, about which knowledge is limited: "...certainly we had but a hazy i...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
Downloads: 2,233
[audio]The Curse of Carne's Hold - G. A. Henty
When Ronald Mervyn from Devonshire is falsely accused of murder he emigrates to South Africa. He takes part in the Kaffir war and during this time he rescues a family from death. The family then return to England and try to establish Ronald's innocence. (Summary by Michele Eaton ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: South Africa Kaffir; audio; Librivox
Downloads: 2,806
[audio]One Of The 28th - a Tale of Waterloo - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of One Of The 28th - a Tale of Waterloo, by G. A. Henty. Read by Mike Harris. A tale of Victorian-style romance, maritime battles and even the penultimate Napoleanic battle - Waterloo. (Introduction by Mike Harris) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: LibiVox; Audiobook; Fiction; Historical Fiction; Waterloo; War
Downloads: 13,897
[audio]On the Irrawaddy, A Story of the First Burmese War(1897) - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of On the Irrawaddy, A Story of the First Burmese War (1897), by G. A. Henty. Read by Mike Harris With the exception of the terrible retreat from Afghanistan, none of England's many little wars have been so fatal--in proportion to the number of those engaged--as our first expedition to Burma. It was undertaken without any due comprehension of the difficulties to be encountered, from the effects of climate and the deficiency of transport; the power, and still more the obstinacy...
Keywords: Librivox; Audiobooks; Young Adult; Historical Fiction; Burma; Army; Asia
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[audio]Colonel Thorndyke's Secret - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of Colonel Thorndyke's Secret, by G. A. Henty. Intrigue, murder, highwaymen... A British soldier serving in India has stolen a diamond bracelet from a Hindu idol. The bracelet comes into the possession of Colonel Thorndyke, who is subsequently sent home to England, where he dies of wounds received and bequeaths the bracelet to his relatives, having told his brother about it, but not its location...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 5,488
[audio]True to the Old Flag - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of True to the Old Flag, by G. A. Henty "This book tells the story of the American war of Independence from the side of the British. The old flag mentioned in the title is the flag of England. This is a book for young readers, but - as a good book should be - everybody can enjoy it". (Summary by Stav Nisser) For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; historical fiction; teenage; American Revolution
Downloads: 16,431
[audio]In Freedom's Cause - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of In Freedom's Cause by G.A. Henty Another stirring tale from the master of historical fiction set in the time of Robert Bruce and William Wallace and their struggle for Scotland's independence. (Summary by Annise) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; English; Historical Fiction; Scotland
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[audio]Among Malay Pirates and Other Tales of Peril and Adventure - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of Among Malay Pirates and Other Tales of Peril and Adventure, by G. A. Henty. G. A . Henty was a prolific writer of historical fiction for young adults. In this collection of shorter stories we visit Malay pirates, have a couple of tales of India, a shipwreck off the Channel Islands and a bursting dam in California, and finish off escaping from captivity in China (Summary by annise) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cov...
Keywords: LibiVox; Audiobook; Children; Short Stories; Adventure; Historical Fiction; Malay; pirates
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[audio]Beric the Briton - A Story of the Roman Invasion - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of Beric the Briton: a Story of the Roman Invasion by G.A. Henty. Read by Gary Olman. My series of stories dealing with the wars of England would be altogether incomplete did it not include the period when the Romans were the masters of the country. The valour with which the natives of this island defended themselves was acknowledged by the Roman historians, and it was only the superior discipline of the invaders that enabled them finally to triumph over the bravery and the su...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; historical fiction; Christians; Romans; invasion; Beric; Britons; Saxons; Danes; England; history; war; Roman games; gladiators; roman empire
Downloads: 11,832
[audio]Under Drake's Flag: A Tale Of The Spanish Main - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of Under Drake's Flag: A Tale Of The Spanish Main by G. A. Henty. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; Mike Pelton; meridiculous; Fiddlesticks; deongines; Gabriela Cowan; Paul Simonin; KHand An exciting tale set on the high seas, in a period ruled by exploration, with the ever-present dangers of nature and the weather, together with pirates of the famed Spanish Main. - Summary by Lynne Thompson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS fee...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; exploration; adventure; shipwreck; pirates; seas; spanish main
Downloads: 2,437
[audio]At Agincourt - White Hoods of Paris - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of At Agincourt - White Hoods of Paris , by G. A. Henty. Read by Mike Harris The story begins in a grim feudal castle in Normandie. The times were troublous, and soon the king compelled Lady Margaret de Villeroy, with her children, to go to Paris as hostages. Guy Aylmer went with her. Paris was turbulent. Soon the guild of the butchers, adopting white hoods as their uniform, seized the city, and besieged the house where our hero and his charges lived...
Keywords: Librvox; Audiobook; Historical Fiction; Young Adults; France
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[audio]The Cat of Bubastes - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of The Cat of Bubastes, by G. A. Henty. Read by David Leeson. G.A. Henty’s “tale of ancient Egypt” tells the story of Amuba, prince of the Rebu, who is taken captive when his people are conquered by the Egyptians, and then becomes the servant and companion of Chebron, son of the high priest of Osiris. A mystery unfolds as the lads find evidence of a murderous conspiracy within the ranks of the priesthood; but they must then flee for their lives when they unintentionally ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; G. A. Henty; Cat of Bubastes
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[audio]The Dragon and the Raven or The Days of King Alfred - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of The Dragon and the Raven, by G. A. Henty. Read by Mike Harris. During the reign of King Alfred, Danish forces have invaded the English countryside. Although the English try to repulse these attacks, they are overrun by the savagery and sheer numbers of the Danes. One of those deeply touched by these attacks is young Edmund. As a boy, he watched as his father was slain in battle fighting the Danes...
Keywords: LibiVox; Audiobook; Young Adults; Historical Fiction; English; Alfred
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[audio]In the Reign of Terror: The Adventures of a Westminster Boy - G. A. Henty
LibriVox recording of In the Reign of Terror: The Adventures of a Westminster Boy by G. A. Henty. Read in English by J L Raimundo; Eden Rea-Hedrick; Ryan Cherrick Like all Henty books, this one centers around a young English lad whose courtesy and courage win the day. Harry Sandwith travels to France to serve a French Marquis, despite the rumblings of a revolution. Follow along to benefit from a wholesome story full of historical facts in good, old Henty fashion...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
Downloads: 1,291
[audio]A First Century Message to Twentieth Century Christians - G. Campbell Morgan
LibriVox recording of A First Century Message to Twentieth Century Christians, by G. Campbell Morgan. Read by MaryAnn Spiegel G. Campbell Morgan was one of the leading evangelical preachers of his day. He began preaching at age 13 and by age 26 was teaching at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois. He returned to England in 1904 to become pastor at Westminster Chapel in London. He was a contemporary and friend Martyn Lloyd-Jones, F...
Keywords: Devotion; Meditation; Exposition; Sermon; Reflection; Teaching; Revelation; Bible; New Testament; Christianity; Prophesy; MaryAnn Spiegel; G. Campbell Morgan; George Campbell Morgan; Librivox; audiobook; Ephesus; Smyrna; Pergamum; Thyatira; Sardis; Philadelphia; Laodicea; Seven Churches of Asia
Downloads: 2,060
[audio]Varied Types - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of Varied Types by G. K. Chesterton, read by Ray Clare Another delightful and sharply pointed excursion into the topics of the day, and of our day as well, with Gilbert Keith Chesterton. Here he uses his wit and mastery of paradox to bring into focus a number of historical persons who in many ways typify the people who presently shape our world and who in their own right have already shaped Western civilization...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; essays; Chesterton
Downloads: 9,628
[audio]Heretics - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of "Heretics" by G. K. Chesterton, read by Ray Clare. The Author Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London, England on the 29th of May, 1874. Though he considered himself a mere "rollicking journalist," he was actually a prolific and gifted writer in virtually every area of literature. A man of strong opinions and enormously talented at defending them, his exuberant personality nevertheless allowed him to maintain warm friendships with people--such as George Bernard Shaw and...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; essays; apologetics; Christianity; religion; Chesterton; G. K. Chesterton
Downloads: 55,650
[audio]Verteidigung des Unsinns - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of Verteidigung des Unsinns, der Demut, des Schundromans und anderer mißachteter Dinge by G. K. Chesterton. (Translated by Unknown.) Read in German by bernd ungerer Verschiedene Essays, in denen Dinge wie Schundromane, Planeten, Posse, Demut und unüberlegte Gelübde verteidigt werden. Ein hochvergnügliches Augenzwinkern ist unüberseh- bzw. unüberhörbar. ( Zusammenfassung von Bernd Ungerer) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; satire; humor
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[audio]Charles Dickens - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of "Charles Dickens" by G. K. Chesterton, read by LibriVox volunteers. G. K. Chesterton was a great admirer of Charles Dickens, and wrote a noted critique of Dickens' works expressing his opinion in his own inimitable style. (Summary by Karen Merline) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; Chesterton; G. K. Chesterton; Dickens; Charles Dickens
Downloads: 38,943
[audio]The Crimes of England - G. K. Chesterton
"Second, when telling such lies as may seem necessary to your international standing, do not tell the lies to the people who know the truth. Do not tell the Eskimos that snow is bright green; nor tell the negroes in Africa that the sun never shines in that Dark Continent. Rather tell the Eskimos that the sun never shines in Africa; and then, turning to the tropical Africans, see if they will believe that snow is green...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; essays; England; history; politics
Downloads: 16,245
[audio]The Defendant - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of "The Defendant" by G. K. Chesterton, read by Ray Clare. A collection of reprinted articles on a wide-range of subject, all in the unique style of G. K. Chesterton. Using wit, paradox, and good humor he “defends” a series of seeming harmless things that need no defense, and in so doing he exposes many of the broken assumptions and dogmatic notions of secular humanism and other trends of his age and of ours...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; essays; Chesterton; G. K. Chesterton
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[audio]The Ball and the Cross - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of The Ball and the Cross, by G. K. Chesterton. Read by Matthew Heckel and Tricia G. The Ball and the Cross is G. K. Chesterton's third novel. In the introduction Martin Gardner notes that it is a "mixture of fantasy, farce and theology." Gardner continues: "Evan MacIan is a tall, dark-haired, blue-eyed Scottish Highlander and a devout Roman Catholic.... James Turnbull is a short, red-haired, gray-eyed Scottish Lowlander and a devout but naive atheist......
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; fantasy; religion; atheism; theology; Catholicism; duel; insanity
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[audio]Alarms and Discursions - G. K. Chesterton
Gilbert Keith Chesterton was an influential English writer of the early 20th century. His prolific and diverse output included journalism, philosophy, poetry, biography, Christian apologetics, fantasy, and detective fiction. Chesterton has been called the "prince of paradox." He wrote in an off-hand, whimsical prose studded with startling formulations. Chesterton wrote about 4000 essays on various subjects, and "Alarms and Discursions is one of his collections...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; Chesterton; G. K. Chesterton; essays; humor
Downloads: 21,791
[audio]George Bernard Shaw - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of George Bernard Shaw by G. K. Chesterton, read by Ray Clare. Chesterton and Shaw were famous friends and enjoyed their arguments and discussions. Although rarely in agreement, they both maintained good-will towards and respect for each other. However, in his writing, Chesterton expressed himself very plainly on where they differed and why. In Heretics he writes of Shaw: “After belabouring a great many people for a great many years for being unprogressive, Mr...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; essays; Chesterton; G. K. Chesterton
Downloads: 14,994
[audio]What I Saw in America - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of What I Saw in America by G. K. Chesterton, read by Ray Clare. “Let me begin my American impressions with two impressions I had before I went to America. One was an incident and the other an idea; and when taken together they illustrate the attitude I mean. The first principle is that nobody should be ashamed of thinking a thing funny because it is foreign; the second is that he should be ashamed of thinking it wrong because it is funny.” (Quotation from Gilbert Keith Ch...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; essays; America
Downloads: 20,656
[audio]Manalive - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of Manalive by G. K. Chesterton, read by Ray Clare. The flying blast struck London just where it scales the northern heights, terrace above terrace, as precipitous as Edinburgh. It was round about this place that some poet, probably drunk, looked up astonished at all those streets gone skywards, and (thinking vaguely of glaciers and roped mountaineers) gave it the name of Swiss Cottage, which it has never been able to shake off...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; Chesterton; G. K. Chesterton; mystery
Downloads: 15,508
[audio]The New Jerusalem - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of "The New Jerusalem" by G. K. Chesterton, read by Ray Clare The opinions expressed are not necessarily those of anyone involved in the production of this book, and are not the views of LibriVox. "On the road to Cairo one may see twenty groups exactly like that of the Holy Family in the pictures of the Flight into Egypt; with only one difference. The man is riding on the ass." "The real mistake of the Muslims is something much more modern in its application than any particula...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; essays; Jerusalem; Palestine; Chesterton
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[audio]Eugenics and Other Evils - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of Eugenics and Other Evils by G. K. Chesterton, read by Ray Clare. Most Eugenists are Euphemists. I mean merely that short words startle them, while long words soothe them. And they are utterly incapable of translating the one into the other, however obviously they mean the same thing. Say to them "The persuasive and even coercive powers of the citizen should enable him to make sure that the burden of longevity in the previous generation does not become disproportionate and i...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; essays; religion; eugenics; Chesterton; G. K. Chesterton
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[audio]Irish Impressions - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of Irish Impressions by G. K. Chesterton, read by Ray Clare. “For the Irish Question has never been discussed in England. Men have discussed Home Rule; but those who advocated it most warmly, and as I think wisely, did not even know what the Irish meant by Home. Men have talked about Unionism; but they have never even dared to propose Union. A Unionist ought to mean a man who is not even conscious of the boundary of the two countries; who can walk across the frontier of fair...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; essays; Ireland
Downloads: 8,617
[audio]Wit and Wisdom of Chesterton - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of WIT AND WISDOM OF CHESTERTON, by Gilbert K. Chesterton This little volume, issued as a gift book for lovers of Mr. Chesterton's writings in 1911, is made up from essays to be found in "The Defandant", "Varied Types" and "Tremendous Trifles". These 12 pieces were chosen to giving a peek into the margins of Chesterton's work and give a sense of the distinctive flavor of his mind...
Keywords: librivox; non-fiction; audiobook; essays; GKC
Downloads: 4,246
[audio]The Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of The Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton, read by Ray Clare. “These papers were originally published as prefaces to the separate books of Dickens in one of the most extensive of those cheap libraries of the classics which are one of the real improvements of recent times. Thus they were harmless, being diluted by, or rather drowned in Dickens...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; Chesterton; G. K. Chesterton; essays; Dickens; Charles Dickens; literary criticism
Downloads: 11,729
[audio]Poems - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of Poems, by G. K. Chesterton. Read by volunteer readers. Originally published in 1916, this book of poetry by G.K. Chesterton includes 59 poems on a variety of subjects. Included in this are war poems, love poems, religious poems, ballades and more. (Summary by Maria Therese) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; poems; poetry
Downloads: 5,617
[audio]Lord Kitchener - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of "Lord Kitchener" by G. K. Chesterton, read by Ray Clare, proofed and produced by Karen Merline. “The paradox of all this part of his life lies in this--that, destined as he was to be the greatest enemy of Mahomedanism, he was quite exceptionally a friend of Mahomedans.” (Summary quoted from Gilbert Keith Chesterton) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox ...
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[audio]The Innocence of Father Brown - G. K. Chesterton
Librivox recording of The Innocence of Father Brown, by G. K. Chesteron. Read by Brian Roberg. The Innocence of Father Brown (1911) is the first of five collections of mystery stories by G. K. Chesterton starring an unimposing but surprisingly capable Roman Catholic priest. Father Brown's ability to uncover the truth behind the mystery continually surpasses that of the "experts" around him, who are fooled into underestimation by the priest's unimpressive outward appearance and, often, by their o...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
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[audio]The Napoleon of Notting Hill - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of "The Napoleon of Notting Hill" by G. K. Chesterton, read by Ray Clare. While the novel is humorous (one instance has the King sitting on top of an omnibus and speaking to it as to a horse: "Forward, my beauty, my Arab," he said, patting the omnibus encouragingly, "fleetest of all thy bounding tribe"), it is also an adventure story: Chesterton is not afraid to let blood be drawn in his battles, fought with sword and halberd in the London streets, and Wayne thinks up a few in...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; G. K. Chesterton; novel
Downloads: 20,185
[audio]Miscellaneous Essays - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of miscellaneous essays by G. K. Chesterton, read for LibriVox by students of G. K. Cleveland These nine files are miscellaneous short essays or stories from G.K. Chesterton. They were chosen for not only their brevity but also for being shining exemplars of Chesterton's wit and whimsy. A fun but powerful introduction into the mind of the man that is G.K. Chesterton. (Written by G...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; G. K, Chesterton; Chesterton; humor
Downloads: 22,301
[audio]The Flying Inn - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of The Flying Inn, by G. K. Chesterton. Read by volunteer readers. The Flying Inn is a novel first published in 1914 by G.K. Chesterton. It is set in a future England where a bizarre form of "Progressive" Islam has triumphed and largely dominates the political and social life of the country. Because of this, alcohol sales are effectively prohibited. The plot centers around the adventures of Humphrey Pump and Captain Patrick Dalroy, who roam the country in their cart with a bar...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; satire; humor; fiction; prohibition
Downloads: 15,184
[audio]The Club of Queer Trades - G. K. Chesterton
Librivox recording of The Club of Queer Trades by G. K. Chesterton. Read by David Barnes A collection of six wonderfully quirky detective stories, featuring the 'mystic' former judge Basil Grant. Each story reveals a practitioner of an entirely new profession, and member of the Club of Queer Trades. (Summary by David Barnes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; short stories; detective; mystery
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[audio]The Ballad of the White Horse (Version 2) - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of The Ballad of the White Horse (Version 2) by G. K. Chesterton. Read in English by Gayle Cato The Ballad of the White Horse is a poem by G K Chesterton about the idealized exploits of the Saxon King Alfred the Great, published in 1911. Written in ballad form, the work is usually considered an epic poem. The poem narrates how Alfred was able to defeat the invading Danes at the Battle of Ethandun under the auspices of God working through the agency of the Virgin Mary...
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[audio]A Utopia of Usurers - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of Utopia of Usurers, by G. K. Chesterton, read by Ray Clare. “Now I have said again and again (and I shall continue to say again and again on all the most inappropriate occasions) that we must hit Capitalism, and hit it hard, for the plain and definite reason that it is growing stronger. Most of the excuses which serve the capitalists as masks are, of course, the excuses of hypocrites...
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[audio]Magic: A Fantastic Comedy - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of Magic: A Fantastic Comedy by G. K. Chesterton. Read in English by TriciaG; Brett W. Downey; Anthony; Beth Thomas; Kristin Gjerløw; ToddHW; Haili; Ryyla Alder George Bernard Shaw goaded the already successful essayist and novelist Chesterton into trying his hand at a play, with this 1913 result. The play examines the powers and mysteries of faith, belief, religion, and of course, magic - a mixture that should be familiar from many of his Father Brown stories...
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[audio]A Miscellany of Men - G. K. Chesterton
Librivox recording of A Miscellany of Men by G. K. Chesterton. Read by Ray Clare. Gilbert Keith Chesterton was among the world's most prolific writers who incorporated relentless logic, wonderful humor, and a clear view of truth into an amazing tool for exposing the foolishness of the policies of the world around him through the device of paradox. It is always great fun, and certainly always a learning experience to read Chesterton...
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